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Linda feels great after pickleball fall led to trauma surgery

Posted on 02/07/2024

Linda Canfield never thought that her first attempt at playing pickleball would end with a 90-mile ambulance ride to UW Health University Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, followed by an orthopedic trauma surgery the next day. In August 2022, the St. Paul, Minnesota resident, two college friends, and their husbands ventured to Galena, Illinois for a […]

UW Researchers awarded five-year $3 million NIH R01 to develop novel treatment for pediatric limb-length discrepancy

Posted on 12/19/2023

This fall, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded Christopher Brace, PhD, UW School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) associate professor, Departments of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering, and Kenneth Noonan, MD, MHCDS, professor, Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, a five-year, $3 million R01 grant for a research project that aims to revolutionize the treatment […]

UW SMPH Orthopedic Trauma Team receives METRC All Star Award

Posted on 12/19/2023

Earlier this fall, the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health’s orthopedic trauma research team, led by Paul Whiting, MD, received the Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium (METRC) “Implementation and Data Quality All-Star Award”. The award was announced and presented at the Orthopedic Trauma Association’s 39th Annual Meeting held in Seattle, Washington, on […]

UW Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Department welcomes two new faculty physicians

Posted on 11/17/2023

Lindsey Boyke, MD, joins our faculty as a Non-operative Pediatric Physician. A Verona, Wisconsin native, she completed her pediatric residency at Michigan State University and Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, Spectrum Health. Dr. Boyke went on to do her non-operative pediatric orthopedic fellowship here at UW and we were thrilled to have her return on August […]

Susan comes full-circle for her knee replacement at UW Health

Posted on 08/24/2023

Since she was a little girl, Susan Cowles had good reason to suspect that her knees may one day need medical attention. She was grateful for seven pain-free decades, but by her early 70s, a knee replacement became imminent. Now 74, Susan was born with an extremely rare skeletal abnormality known as Schmid Metaphyseal Chondrodysplasia. […]